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Nîmes (/nm/; French: [nim]; Provençal Occitan: Nimes) is a ceety in the Languedoc-Roussillon region o soothren Fraunce.

Nîmes, Centre ville.jpg
Coat o airms o Nîmes
Coat o airms
Nîmes is locatit in Fraunce
Location within Occitanie region
Nîmes is locatit in Occitanie
Coordinates: 43°50′17″N 4°21′40″E / 43.838°N 4.361°E / 43.838; 4.361Coordinates: 43°50′17″N 4°21′40″E / 43.838°N 4.361°E / 43.838; 4.361
Kintra Fraunce
Region Occitanie
Depairtment Gard
Arrondissement Nîmes
Intercommunality Nîmes Métropole
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean-Paul Fournier
Area1 161.85 km2 (62.49 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 146,709
 • Density 910/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 30189 /30000 an 30900
Elevation 21–215 m (69–705 ft)
(avg. 39 m or 128 ft)

1 French Laund Register data, that excludes lochs, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) an river estuaries.

2 Population withoot dooble coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anerly coontit ance.

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Twin touns – Sister ceetiesEedit

Nîmes is twinned wi:


  1. "British towns twinned with French towns". Archant Community Media Ltd. Retrieved 2013-07-11. 
  2. "Braunschweigs Partner und Freundschaftsstädte". Stadt Braunschweig [City of Braunschweig] (in German). Archived frae the oreeginal on 2012-12-01. Retrieved 2013-08-07.  Unkent parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)